• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

Current Research Projects & Needs

MC Spring

California Dept. of Fish and Game Photo

Water, or more aptly the lack of water, is the defining characteristic of deserts and is a core theme of much of the ongoing research at Mojave National Preserve. The photo is of a small spring at the edge of Soda Dry Lake that supports a population of Mohave tui chub (Siphatales bicolor mohavensis), the only fish native to the Mojave River.

  • Desert tortoise juvenile survivorship (coming soon).

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